Tag: fairy tales

A Review of The Moon Book: Lunar Magic to Change Your Life, by Sarah Faith Gottesdiener

(Please note that the specifics of The Moon Book review begin a few paragraphs down for those who want to skip ahead). A couple of years ago, I saw a very arresting image on Instagram: it was a black book with some simply illustrated moons in a silvery grey in different phases on the cover. I remember slowing down from scrolling mindlessly and reading … Read More A Review of The Moon Book: Lunar Magic to Change Your Life, by Sarah Faith Gottesdiener

The Meaning of Icarus

Witches, healers, and wise women (and men) just know. I’ve always respected and even revered the “knowing” of certain people in my life. When someone I know says they were “told”, or that they “know” of a truth, especially if that truth should walk the line of what some may call fantasy vs. reality, I listen, I hear, and I believe. When I have … Read More The Meaning of Icarus

CFP: Confronting the Real in Fairy Tales (Humanities–Special Issue)

A special issue of Humanities (ISSN 2076-0787). Deadline for manuscript submissions: June 1, 2021. Share This Special Issue     Special Issue Editor Prof. Susan Redington Bobby Website1 Website2Guest Editor Department of Literature and Languages, Wesley College, Dover, DE, 19901, USAInterests: fairy tale studies; adolescent literature; magical realism; goddess archetypes Special Issue Information Dear Colleagues, Writer and filmmaker Guillermo del Toro writes: “Es imposible encontrar lo hermoso sin explorar antes … Read More CFP: Confronting the Real in Fairy Tales (Humanities–Special Issue)